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JOCELYN NOVECK,Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — As a teenager, Esther Williams dreamed of Olympic glory on the U.S. swim team. She had to settle instead for becoming a movie star. The self-described "Million Dollar Mermaid," whose wholesome beauty, shapely figure and...
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Former University of Notre Dame fencer, Mariel Zagunis will be the flag bearer for the United States Olympic Team at the Opening Ceremony on Friday night in London, England. “I’m extremely humbled by this incredible privilege,”...
LONDON – Plymouth's Morgan Uceny will run for a medal Friday in the women's 1500 meter finals after qualifying in the semifinals. She earned her spot in the Olympic finals Wednesday with a 3rd-place finish in her semifinal heat. She ran a full...
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ReutersJune 20 (Reuters) - World and Olympic champion Sally Pearson will compete in her first 100 metres hurdles event since winning gold at last year's London Games when she races in the Czech Republic next week, Athletics Australia said on Thursday. The 26-...
All The RageThe Hudson's Bay Company has released sketches of the opening ceremony uniforms created for the Canadian Olympic team to wear in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games. They include a parade jacket inspired by the 1976 Montreal Olympics,...
Varsity Times InsiderThe LA84 Foundation has announced its latest sports grants to youth organizations promoting sports in Southern California, and there were 38 recipients for $1.5 million given out. That brings the total funds awarded since its inception to more than $214.....
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Inferno" by Dan Brown (Doubleday, $29.95). Robert Langdon is back to solve a riddle with links to Dante's epic poem. Last week: 1 2. "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead, $28.95). The author explores how...
ReutersBy Mike Collett BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, June 17 (Reuters) - Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta embraced some of the old Olympic spirit of just taking part after his side made their debut in a major international tournament with a 6-1 loss to Nigeria at the...
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Few International Olympic Committee meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to take place this September in Buenos Aires. In a brief span, the members will elect a presidential successor from six...
ReutersBy David Beasley ATLANTA, June 15 (Reuters) - Former professional women's basketball player and Olympic gold medal winner Chamique Holdsclaw will have to take anger management classes after pleading guilty to charges that she shot into a player's car and...
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The field is set for Saturday's Men's Laguna Open beach volleyball tournament. The 58th annual event, billed as the second-oldest tournament in the U.S., features 24 two-man teams that will contend for $2,000 in cash and prizes including the...
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